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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of included trials

From: Drug eluting balloons for de novocoronary lesions – a systematic review and meta-analysis

Study Paclitaxel eluting balloon Controls stent type(s) Setting Clopidogrel (mts) Follow-up (mts) Primary endpoint MACE TLR Bare metal stenting
DEB-AMI DIOR 2nd generation TAXUS DES, Genius Magic Euroscore BMS STEMI 12 6 LLL death, MI, TVR restenosis >50% ischemia 100%
Stella et al. DIOR 1st generation TAXUS DES, Liberté BMS stable/unstable CAD, bifurcation 3 after BMS, 12 after DES 12 (angio 6) LLL death, MI, TVR restenosis >50% ischemia 100%
PEPCAD III Coroflex DEBlue Cypher DES stable/unstable CAD 1 after DEB 9 LLL NA NA 100%
PERFECT SeQuent Please+ PERFECT Stent PERFECT Stent (EPC capturing Stent) Stable CAD 3 6 LLL death, MI, TLR NA 100%
BELLO IN.PACT Falcon TAXUS DES stable/unstable CAD small vessels 3 after DEB, 12 after DES 6 LLL death, MI, TVR any repeat revascularization 20.2%
Herdeg et al. GENIE Acrostak TAXUS DES, Multi-Link BMS stable CAD 6 6 LLL death, MI, TVR, stent thrombosis any repeat revascularization 100%
Ali et al. SeQuent Please TAXUS DES stable CAD in diabetics NA 9 LLL NA NA 100%
PICCOLETTO DIOR 1st generation TAXUS DES stable/unstable CAD small vessels 1 after DEB, 3 after BMS, 12 after DES/unstable 9 (angio 6) diameter stenosis death, STEMI, TLR >50% restenosis NA (>100%)